Colibri iMX8QXP V1.0B Module

Quick Start

  • Build the ARM trusted firmware binary
  • Get scfw_tcm.bin and ahab-container.img
  • Build U-Boot
  • Load U-Boot binary using uuu
  • Flash U-Boot binary into the eMMC
  • Boot

Get and Build the ARM Trusted Firmware

$ git clone -b imx_4.14.78_1.0.0_ga
$ cd imx-atf/
$ make PLAT=imx8qxp bl31

Get scfw_tcm.bin and ahab-container.img

$ wget
$ mv mx8qx-colibri-scfw-tcm.bin\?raw\=true mx8qx-colibri-scfw-tcm.bin
$ wget
$ chmod +x firmware-imx-8.0.bin
$ ./firmware-imx-8.0.bin

Copy the following binaries to the U-Boot folder:

$ cp imx-atf/build/imx8qxp/release/bl31.bin .
$ cp u-boot/u-boot.bin .

Copy the following firmware to the U-Boot folder:

$ cp firmware-imx-8.0/firmware/seco/ahab-container.img .

Build U-Boot

$ make colibri-imx8x_defconfig
$ make u-boot-dtb.imx

Load the U-Boot Binary Using UUU

Get the latest version of the universal update utility (uuu) aka mfgtools 3.0:

Put the module into USB recovery aka serial downloader mode, connect USB device to your host and execute uuu:

sudo ./uuu u-boot/u-boot-dtb.imx

Flash the U-Boot Binary into the eMMC

Burn the u-boot-dtb.imx binary to the primary eMMC hardware boot area partition:

load mmc 1:1 $loadaddr u-boot-dtb.imx
setexpr blkcnt ${filesize} + 0x1ff && setexpr blkcnt ${blkcnt} / 0x200
mmc dev 0 1
mmc write ${loadaddr} 0x0 ${blkcnt}